News

  • New issue: 15.03.18

    New issue: 15.03.18

    14th March 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • EU UK wide apart on fisheries Brexit • Overview of UK landings data 2017 • BOTW: Ocean Challenge BF85 • Fishing News Awards 2018 shortlists announced • NFFO: Take the politics…

  • New FPVs for Welsh waters

    New FPVs for Welsh waters

    8th March 2018

    The Welsh Assembly Government fisheries department has taken delivery of the first of five new high-speed patrol boats for fishery management and enforcement duties in Welsh waters, reports Stephen Lockwood. Above: FPV Catrin alongside in Conwy marina. (Photo: Stephen Lockwood) The…

  • Boat of the Week: Flourish INS 253

    Boat of the Week: Flourish INS 253

    7th March 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Flourish INS 253 LOA: 9.98m Built: Coastal Marine Boatbuilders Ltd Eyemouth  1998 Type: Prawn trawler Home Port: Buckie We’ll be back next week with our latest boat…

  • New issue: Fishing News 08.03.18

    New issue: Fishing News 08.03.18

    7th March 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • More quota and management shake-up after Brexit • Record £981m catch value by UK fleet in 2017 • BOTW: Flourish INS 253 • FFL: Transition scuppers UK role in international agreements •…

  • More quota and management shake-up after Brexit

    More quota and management shake-up after Brexit

    6th March 2018

    Devolved powers major issue in White Paper. The UK government says it will ‘aim to make sure that UK fishermen have access to a fairer share of fishing opportunities in our waters’ once the UK regains control of its 200-mile…

  • Boat of the Week: Jane Elizabeth WY 144

    Boat of the Week: Jane Elizabeth WY 144

    27th February 2018

    Each week we bring you the boat of the week, taken from Fishing News. Name: Jane Elizabeth WY 144 LOA: 11.55m Built: Whitby 1960 Type: Potter Home port: Whitby We’ll be back next week with our latest boat focus. Got some pictures…

  • New issue: Fishing News 01.03.18

    New issue: Fishing News 01.03.18

    26th February 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Salmon fisherman wins compensation battle • Radical shake-up of fisheries after Brexit • BOTW: Q-Varl BM 29 • Conwy stalwart Ken ‘Rimmer’ Hughes dies (1928 – 2018) • New safety project…

  • Salmon fisherman wins compensation battle

    Salmon fisherman wins compensation battle

    26th February 2018

    Implications for other salmon and bass losses. The Supreme Court has ruled that a salmon fisherman who had his catch restricted must be compensated for his loss of earnings, reports Tim Oliver. The ruling could open the door to claims…

  • New issue: Fishing News 22.02.18

    New issue: Fishing News 22.02.18

    22nd February 2018

    This week in Fishing News you will find: • Scottish government to pay costs of raising Nancy Glen • Open Seas-on on Shetland shellfish • BOTW: Jane Elizabeth WY 144 • £4.8m of funding for fisheries in Scotland • Irregular…

  • Proposed catch limits for March 2018

    Proposed catch limits for March 2018

    21st February 2018

    Consultation description The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) sets monthly catch limits for quota species to ensure the UK stays within the overall limit set by the EU. These limits apply to all under 10 metre vessels and the over 10…